African Pole Spear

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Late 18th Century
Early 19th Century
African Spear. Steel head mounted on wooden shaft in a wrap around fashion. Head is flat and leaf shape, and decorative grooves that follow the outline of the spearhead. Along the centre of the head is a small raised spine.
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Total Length: 1300mm (51 3/16")
Length: 55.5cm (21 7/8")
Length: 75cm (29 1/2")
Circumference: 8cm (3 1/8")
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